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Greensboro Town Meeting


Old high school may be new housing   by Josh Karp GREENSBORO — At  the Highland Center for the Arts, long-time Moderator Tim Nisbet welcomed about 100 residents back to in-person Town Meeting.  While many folks wore a mask, everyone seemed enthusiastic to be m... More »

Barton Town Meeting


McDowell wins select board seat by Joseph Gresser In the only contested election of Barton’s Town Meeting Monday night, voters chose Dee McDowell over Jeff Como to take the select board seat given up by Lenny Zenonos.   Ms.  McDowell had 47 votes to Mr. Como’s... More »

Westfield Town Meeting


Library gets trustees after 117 years by Laini Fondiller WESTFIELD — Dear Reader, a week ago I received an email from my good friend Joseph. He needed someone to report on the Westfield Town Meeting as he had no one who could cover it for the paper.  I relucta... More »

Coventry Town Meeting


School budgets passes, floor meeting lives on   by Larry Bradley COVENTRY — Coventry residents certainly take pride in their Town Meetings.  During the gathering on Tuesday, March 7, there were elections, Australian ballots, several new proposals, and some hom... More »

Lowell Town Meeting


Sheriff’s Department again draws discussion by Sam Thurston and Marjorie Kramer LOWELL — There were no town offices where votes were needed to decide the issue but that didn’t mean there was no discussion on other matters. In the Lowell School District part of... More »

Jay Town Meeting


Resort reports good fiscal health by Elizabeth Sargent JAY — The Jay Town Meeting started with Dave Sanders telling voters he was unwilling to be a moderator for the meeting.  Janet Butler was elected moderator for the year. Ms. Butler introduced Steve Wright ... More »

Irasburg Town Meeting


Soup’s on again by Trisha Ingalls IRASBURG — For the first time in several years, the town of Irasburg brought back its soup potluck dinner to kick off Town Meeting.  Many residents showed up early to enjoy the food and each others’ company before heading to t... More »

Craftsbury Town Meeting


Baked goods fuel cordial meeting by Gina Campoli CRAFTSBURY COMMON — By 9 a.m., the start time for this year’s Town Meeting, the 150 or so folding chairs set out in the Craftsbury Academy gym were about half occupied.  By 10 a.m., there were over 120 voters pr... More »

Albany Town Meeting


Departing town clerk honored by Hannah Marvyl Pearce ALBANY — The 67 voters who attended the Albany Town Meeting made quick work of their town’s business in just three hours on Tuesday.  Gary Heath Mason, quickly re-elected as moderator, honored Debra Ann Geof... More »

Westmore Town Meeting


Packed hall tends to business by Trisha Ingalls WESTMORE — Bear hugs and baked goods ushered in a snowy and packed Town Meeting at the Fellowship Hall in Westmore Tuesday morning. Longtime moderator Andy Berley resumed his habitual role, and after the Pledge o... More »

Glover Town Meeting


Driveway sand drives discussion by Natalie Hormilla GLOVER — Glover residents voted in all but one of their incumbent town officers by a single ballot, and easily passed the proposed budget and all appropriations at Town Meeting this year. The only incumbent t... More »

Charleston Town Meeting


A model of efficiency by Peggy Stevens With 65 residents in attendance at 10 Tuesday morning, Charleston voters got to work, tearing through the Town Meeting agenda and breaking records for speed and efficiency as warned items were dispatched one by one. Peren... More »